Manual page for mount_hsfs(1M)
mount_hsfs - mount hsfs file systems
mount -F hsfs
mount -F hsfs
High Sierra file system
to the file system hierarchy at the
which is the pathname of a directory.
has any contents prior to the
operation, these are hidden until the
file system is unmounted.
is invoked with
to fill in the
missing arguments, including the
for more details.
If the file system being mounted contains Rock Ridge extensions,
by default they will be used, enabling support of features not
normally available under High Sierra file systems
such as symbolic
links, and special files.
for the list of supported options.
file system specific options.
If invalid options are specified, a warning message
is printed and the invalid options are ignored.
The following options are available:
Mount the file system read-only. This option is required.
``no Rock Ridge'': if Rock Ridge extensions are present in the file system,
ignore them; interpret it
as a regular High Sierra file system.
File names on High Sierra file systems consist of a proper name and
an extension separated by a '.' (dot) character. By default, the
separating dot is always considered part of the file's name for
all file access operations, even if there is no extension present.
makes it optional to specify the
trailing dot to access a file whose name lacks an extension.
This option is effective only on file systems for which Rock
Ridge extensions are not active, either because they are not
present on the CD-ROM, or they are explicitly ignored via the
option. If Rock Ridge extensions are active,
quietly ignores this option.
File names on High Sierra cdroms with no Rock Ridge extensions present
should be uppercase characters only. By default,
maps file names read from
a non-Rock Ridge disk to all lowercase characters.
turns off this
The exceptions for
discused above apply to
By default the file system is mounted with setuid execution allowed.
file system to be mounted with setuid execution disallowed.
Overlay mount. Allow the file system to be mounted over an existing mount
point, making the underlying file system inaccessible. If a mount is
attempted on a pre-existing mount point without setting this flag, the mount
will fail, producing the error ``device busy''.
table of mounted file systems
list of default parameters for each file system
If the directory on which a file system is to be mounted is a
symbolic link, the file system is mounted on
the directory to which the symbolic link refers,
rather than on top of the symbolic link itself.
Created by unroff & hp-tools.
© by Hans-Peter Bischof. All Rights Reserved (1997).
Last modified 21/April/97